MARIANNE Ilunga’s love for fashion started at an early age. Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she remembers spending valuable time with her godmother who was a dressmaker. She collected fashion magazines as a hobby and spent time sketching several styles she believed would eventually come to life. Her parents decided it would be a great idea to let her attend a fashion magnet high school. Shortly before graduation the Congo experienced some political turmoil, so Marianne accepted the great opportunity to move to the United States.
The Miss Africa USA Management team proudly presents the African Queen in America Miss Fatoumata (Fifi) Souma who will reign as Miss Africa USA 2010 – 2011. Miss Fifi was crowned at the beautiful Montgomery College Performing Arts Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Saturday July 24 2010.
MONIK TENDAY is an artist-musician from Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo). She was born in Mbuji-Mayi, on July 20. Monik Tenday is a singer, guitarist, songwriter, performer. She owes this wealth of art from her paternal grandmother’s side, in which she is the heiress. EXCLUSIVE Interview
“You’ve never seen or heard creativity like this before…Lingala and English? Its history in the making…” says Hugo Million as he prepares to tour Kinshasa, Congo with his new album Muana Ya Amerique. Hugo Million is an Atlanta-based Hip-hop artist and producer with ties to Africa; he was born in the country of Angola but his family is from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Model, Entrepreneur, and Aspiring Actress Ruth Omanya shares her story to encourage, inspire, and empower others by sharing her childhood dreams, discouragements, and disappointments while pursuing her dreams in the United States.
Always a Congolese, married and a father, I am an entrepreneur in France, Africa and Malaysia.
Besides that, in addition to be the leader of opinions and future presidential candidate in 2011, he is the head of four local associations working actively for the development, non-alienation, peace and cultural mix, including the DRC , Rally Of Congolese registered in the prefecture of Tarn and Garonne in France May 15, 2002, the ADF registered under the prefecture of Morlaix May 25, 1998; DRC wake up call recorded in Austin Texas April 22, 2010.
Recently, Christiane had the opportunity to showcase her great fashion skills on the well-known show Project Runway Season 7, where she was among sixteen great fashion designers. unfortunately her stay was cut short when she was selected as the first designer to be eliminated on the competition.
In the following exclusive interview, Christiane discusses her presence on Project Runway and what she took out of this experience.
BORN IN CAMEROON to dynamic christian parents originating from Bafia (Central Province) Anita spent a great part of her life in England. Before relocating to England in her late teens she went to Saker Baptist College an all girls’ boarding school where a Christian education was of the utmost importance. Her first vocal influence was her mom.
ADUNAGOW Magazine Exclusive Interview
Short Bio from Hakeem Kae-Kazim Official Website
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Photographer: Michael R. Moore
In the image of her country Reunion island, a tremendous mosaic of populations from all origins: Europe, Africa, China, India, Madagascar, interbreeding is the distinctive feature of the music offered by Reunionian poet, song-writer and singer YELA.
Exclusive Interview with Nigerian-Born actor Hakeem Kae Kazim. Classically trained in the UK, Hakeem soon came to prominence sharing the stage with acclaimed actors like Brian Cox in ‘King Lear’ and Sir Ian McKellan in “Richard III” for the Royal National Theatre. He made a successful transition to British television with leading roles in “Trial and Retribution”, “The Bill”, “Grange Hill”, “Ellington” and distinguished himself in the title role of ‘”Julius Caesar” for the BBC.
Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja was born on August 17, 1983 in London, England. She moved to America with her parents at the tender age of 3 years. However, from that age, she knew she was meant to make an impact on the world through health services.